Calling all sweethearts! Looking for something new, fun, or relaxing to do this Valentine’s season? Well, here is your guide to everything Valentine’s Day happening around Albuquerque.
Ever wondered how your favorite zoo animals survive and reproduce in their natural habitats? Well, grab you loved one (and even the fam if you prefer) and enjoy an early Valentine’s Day learning about how those species dabble in love and life.
Saturday February 10th
Contact ABQ BioPark for prices and more details
This one is for all of you fit couples, or maybe those of you wanting to start a new tradition. Everything from 10k, 5k and even a Kids K is being offered at this family friendly event. So get on your red and pink workout clothes and register today!
Sunday February 11th
Starting times 9am-11am
Prices starting at $30
Tap into you and your partner’s creative side by creating a one-of-a-kind piece of art that you can cherish forever. Enjoy some cocktails while painting a pair of aspens complete with both of your initials “carved” right in. Grab your babe and get ready to paint!
Tuesday February 13th
Hotel Parq Central
Prices starting at $35
What’s better than good tunes and sipping some brews? Enjoy your Valentine’s night with your babe and some local beer down in the Wells Park area.
Wednesday February 14th
Tractor Brewing Wells Park
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your love by taking a guided tour through the Albuquerque BioPark. Learn about the love habits of sea creatures while enjoying appetizers and cocktails. Then end your evening dining at the Shark Reef Cafe with a special Valentine’s menu.
Wednesday February 14th
Prices starting at $30
“Make it Last Forever” with your “Good Love” by enjoying a night of sweet tunes and dancing! American R&B, soul singer-songwriter Keith Sweat will be performing in Albuquerque for one night only Valentine’s weekend.
Friday February 16th
Doors open at 7pm
Sandia Casino Ballroom
Visit the Sandia Casino Box Office for prices
This speakeasy style steakhouse is one of Albuquerque’s most exciting dining experiences. You and your Valentine will love dining over candlelight. All meals are prepared with local and healthy ingredients. Just make sure you know the password before you try and get in.
With the mountains and the city as your setting, enjoy margarita’s and New Mexican fare as the sun sets on your Valentine’s Day. Want to give your evening an even more exciting twist? Grab some tickets to take a ride to the top of Albuquerque on the Sandia Tramway.
Have a bite of some classic Italian food in an Old Italian setting. With a Valentine’s inspired menu, this restaurant would be a perfect fit for a great night with your Valentine. Don’t forget the wine!
What’s more romantic than cooking, dipping and feeding your hunny some fondue? Enjoy a special 5-course Valentines Menu or upgrade to one of the packages such as the “Lover’s Delight” to celebrate this lovely holiday.
Scalo’s is a Nob Hill staple located right off of Historic Route 66. This Valentine’s Dinner will be one you won’t forget with amazing food made with fresh ingredients and fun drinks to sip on.
Rest and Relaxation
Hotel Parq Central is offering their “Art of Romance” package. It includes a one night stay for two, $50 food and beverage credit at the Apothecary Lounge, a bottle of Champagne and box of Astor Belgian Chocolates, and an upscale continental breakfast the next day.
Nothing is better than escaping away from home, close to home. Grab a sitter and make the most of your Valentine’s with this package deal right in the heart of Old Town. Complete with champagne, rose petals, and breakfast in bed.
One of Albuquerque’s local spas is a great place for a day of relaxation to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Choose from four different packages specially made for couples, The Sweet Surrender is special for Valentine’s Day.
Located right in the middle of Downton Albuquerque, the perfect place to grab your love and escape for the night or even the weekend. The Romance Package is definitely something that can take your Valentine’s Day to the next level! Grab a coupon here: Romance Package coupon.
What’s better than feeling the most relaxed you’ve felt in awhile with your babe by your side? A few different options for couples are located at this Southwest Spa. When you are done with your treatments, you can even check out the outdoor waterfall fixture.
Another great local Spa to enjoy a couple’s getaway, followed by drinks and gambling! Sandia offers a few special packages including the Sandia Romance package (Strawberries and Champagne!!) and the Play and Pamper package where you can enjoy all of the resort’s amenities.